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EFBC Dinner Club, March 1
Menu:  Brisket, Chicken Breast, Beans, Potato Salad, Salad Bar, Buns, Peach Cobbler, BBQ Sauce, Drinks

First Family

News

  • BGCO Women’s Spring Retreat

    Sign up online through EFBC at SPRING RETREAT.

    Do you want to take a step of faith and impact the world? At the 2017 BGCO “Resolved: Live Your Legacy” Retreat, join more than 2,000 women on Friday, April 21 - Saturday, April 22 at Falls Creek, who will learn how to make an impact. Keynote speakers include: Lina Abujamra, Annie Downs, Jen Wilkin and special guest Michael Jr. The early registration cost is $75.

      

  • Vacation Bible School

    Share a smile and the love of Jesus with every child by being a part of VBS 2017. Some of the ways you can do this include room directors, Bible teachers, craft leaders, and room volunteers! Each one is unique in making sure every child has an amazing experience with VBS at Edmond’s First Baptist Church. Please contact Mr. Erick, elind@FBCedmond.org, to be a part of this super week!

    Along with volunteers there is also an opportunity for donations for crafts. Take a look at the list below and see if there is anything you can give for this amazing week. Please deliver to the Church Office.

    Washable Markers
    Crayons
    Construction Paper (any color)
    Sharpies
    Glue Sticks
    Pipe Cleaners
    Masking Tape
    Clear Tape
    Expo Markers
    Paper Towel Tubes
    Shaving Cream
    Pringles Chip Cans
    Paper Lunch Bags
    Popsicle Sticks

  • Oak Ridge Spring Break Mission Project

    March 13-16 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Help serve at EFBC’s Oak Ridge Ministry this spring break! There is a place for all ages to sack lunches, play games, do crafts, and teach Bible stories to kids ages 4 and up. www.FBCedmond.org/missions

     ITEMS (deliver to your Connection Group)
     CapriSun's
     Water Bottles
     Cuties (Small Oranges)
     Individual Chips & Cookies

     VOLUNTEERS
     4 Recreation Leaders
     4 Craft Leaders
     3 Bible Study Leaders
     Lunch Makers

  • Childcare Available Night (CAN)

    Next Date March 10 | Sign Up Deadline is February 26
    For birth through 6th grade, provided throughout the year and free of charge for church members. Children will enjoy time with friends as they participate in age-appropriate games and a bible based learning time from 6:15 PM - 9:15 PM. Stop by the registration desk on the first floor of the Children’s Wing or sign up in your Connection Group.

  • LifeTouch Make-Up Dates

    Please note that LifeTouch Photography will return to take photos of any members who missed their opportunity earlier or to retake portraits on 

    • Thursday, March 2 (2:00 - 7:30 PM), 
    • Friday, March 3 (2:00 - 7:30 PM), and 
    • Saturday, March 4 (10:00 AM - 4:30 PM). 

    Sign up for your portrait sessions by calling the Church Office, or sign up online at LIFETOUCH.

  • BT Construction Progress

    At 40% completion, follow the construction progress of Building Together on Facebook @FirstFamilyBuilding.

  • New to EFBC? . . . discoverEFBC on March 5

    Sunday, March 5 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Choir Room North
    We are hosting a brunch for all who are new and have not yet become members. This is a great way to find out more about EFBC. Brunch will be served in the Choir Room (follow the signs or ask for help at a Visitor Center). Walk-ins welcome! Reservations are not necessary, but if you plan in advance to attend, sign up online at DISCOVER EFBC.

  • Re|engage Marriage Support

    Sunday's | 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM | Student Life Center
    The spring session is inderway but the 5:00 - 6:00 PM large group time is open to guests at any time during the semester if couples want to come and check it out.

  • New EFBC Church App Available!

    We are leveraging technology to Connect to Christ, His Church, His Word and His Mission, for His Glory! This new app will give you access to the church calendar, social media, and latest events, as well as, communicate with your Connection Group and other ministries. You will be able to give electronically and view your giving record, right from the APP! You can view sermons, see event pictures and share with others what God is doing at EFBC! Visit the App Store or Google Play and search for “EFBC” by Shelby Systems.

  • BUILDING TOGETHER is for KIDS Too!

    Edmond's First Baptist Church's “BUILDING TOGETHER” emphasis expands to include entire families during the first quarter of 2017:

    • January
      “Building Together is for KIDS Too”
    • February
      “Building Together is a Family Affair”
    • March
      “Building Together is for the Generations”

    Children in the Preschool, KIDS, and Preteen Ministries will receive a “BTchallenge Cube Bank” on Sunday’s in January along with an explanation of the “BTchallenge Kids Video Contest” and “BTchallenge Cube Fellowship for the Whole Family” which will climax the quarterly emphasis in March.

    BUILDING TOGETHER will also sponsor a special training opportunity to help parent learn how transmit solid spiritual and financial truth to their children. “Smart Money – Smart Kids” is a six-week video series studies featuring Dave Ramsey and his daughter, Rachel Cruze, which will be available in EFBC’s “TOPICS” ministry beginning on Wednesday, January 25, from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. The study will be led by Tony and Stuart Kennedy.

    EFBC Grandparents and other Seniors will get involved with our children during March as they respond to the BTchallenge to match their grandchildren’s gifts to BUILDING TOGETHER or by making a “Legacy Gift” in honor of their grandchildren.


  • efbcMEN this Week!

    Follow MEN for more details and information. Activities coming up this week include FATHERson Bowling on Monday evening and the early Tuesday Morning Prayer Meeting. Don't forget to register for the upcoming spring Rewired Conference at Falls Creek.

  • Summer Dates for your Calendar!

    Follow EFBC's SUMMER page so you can schedule around summer camps such as SUper Summer, CrossTimbers, Preteen Summer Camp, and Falls Creek! Watch for updates!

  • Art and Music for Children and Students

    EFBC offers two free activities in the arts. Enrollment is open and there is no cost to join the new semester which begins again on Tuesday, January 10. Arts After School: (K through 5th grade) meets at 4:00 PM in the Foyer; and Student Worship Arts: (6th through 12th grade) meets in the Choir Room at 4:15 PM. This program is designed to train students in the area of music and worship, with training in vocal music, basic keyboarding, guitar, and music theory. Sign up online at ARTS AFTER SCHOOL or STUDENT WORSHIP ARTS.


  • NEW Early Family Connection Group

    Sunday Morning’s | 8:15 AM – 9:15 AM | Room C108
    This group is for families, parents and children, to attend and study the Bible together. The Family Connection Group, led by Brian and Debbie Frank, meets in Room C108. Get an early start on Sunday and following Morning Worship, get to lunch a little sooner.

  • New Electronic Giving System Available

    EFBC's new e-giving system is now up and running. We are asking you to take a few moments to set up your recurring giving in our new e-giving platform. Then, delete your online-giving in our current e-giving tool so that you do not duplicate your giving. Update your e-giving at ONLINE-GIVING. You can also set up your giving through our new “EFBC” church App by Shelby Systems available for download through the App Store or Google Play store.

  • Watch Sermons Live

    These are exciting times at EFBC. And now, even when you are out of town, you can see and hear Pastor Blake Gideon's Sunday morning messages, live streaming at 10:05 AM CST. Follow LIVESTREAM or FACEBOOK @EdmondsFirst.

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Wednesday Evenings @ EFBC

Wednesday evenings begin with EFBC Dinner Club at 4:45 PM in Fellowship Hall and evening activities for the entire family from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. TOPICS are Adult Bible studies designed to provide relevant, practical answers to questions about God and the Christian life. Visit TOPICS for more info. 

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Dinner Club Menu

Wednesday, March 1

The First Family gathers in the FOYER each Wednesday at 4:45 PM for a catered fellowship meal. Complimentary for first time guests.

MENU:  Sugar Cured Brisket, Honey Grilled Boneless Chicken Breast, Sweet Brisket Beans, Homemade Potato Salad, Salad Bar, Fresh Buns, Peach Cobbler, Honey Sweet and Spicy BBQ Sauce, Sweet & Unsweet Tea, Lemonade, and Coffee

Prices

  • Adults: $6.00
  • Children 12 and under: $5.00
  • Maximum per family (adults and children residing together in the same household): $25.00

Additional Information

  • GUESTS: Your first meal is complimentary
  • CARRYOUT: Carryout meals will be available as long as food is available, from 5:30 PM - 5:45 PM, at regular prices.
  • PAYMENT: We accept cash and checks, no credit cards please.